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126 Variations on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Composed by Julian YuMichael Kieran Harvey, piano
800 Million Heartbeats. Music by Stuart GreenbaumNZ Trio
A Dove, A Lion, A Coast, A PirateLuke Howard Trio. Luke Howard, piano; Daniel Farrugia, drums; Jonathan Zion, double bass
A Little French CelloZoe Knighton, cello, Amir Farid, piano
A Little Variation: Variation Form as Used by Australian ComposersJeanell Carrigan, piano. Works by McKay, Webb, Hannan, Polglase, Davidson, Isaacs.
A Rain from the ShadowsZephyr Quartet
Across the TopPaul Cutlan, Brett Hirst, The NOISE
Adam KatzAdam Katz, piano. With Keith Carlock, Julien Wilson, Steve Magnusson, Nic Lam, Christian Meyer, Ben Anderson, Brendan Tsui on various tracks
Addicted to Bass. Seven Premiere Australian works for Bass RecorderAlicia Crossley, with Joshua Hill, Anna Fraser, Vatche Jambazian, Victoria Jacono, Ben Carey
Adès: Polaris – Voyage for Orchestra. Stanhope: Piccolo ConcertoMelbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz, Benjamin Northey, conductors. Andrew Macleod, piccolo
Adventure Beyond by StarflightAdventure BeyondStarflight
AesthesisDead Letter Circus. Kim Benzie (vocals), Luke Williams (drums), Clint Vincent (guitar), Luke Palmer (guitar) and Stewart Hill (bass)
Agony and Ecstasy: Australian Music from the Time of Arthur BoydMelbourne Symphony Orchestra, South Australian Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, various conductors
Alister Spence and Raymond MacDonald. Stepping Between the ShadowsAlister Spence, piano and prepared piano; Raymond MacDonald, alto and soprano saxophones
Alister Spence Trio: LiveAlister Spence, piano, samples, music box; Lloyd Swanton, double bass; Toby Hall, drums, glockenspiel
All Imperfect Things: solo piano music of Michael NymanSally Whitwell, piano
AlluviumTiny Hearts. Eamon Dilworth, Dave Jackson, Steve Barry, Tom Botting, Paul Derricott, plus Elana Stone.
Ambon, by Lloyd SwantonEnsemble, comprising Lloyd Swanton – double bass, Paul Cutlan - bass clarinet, saxophones, recorder, James Eccles - playing Lloyd’s uncle’s viola for its first public performance since the 1930s, Sandy Evans - tenor and soprano saxophones, James Greening - trombone, cornet, pocket trumpet, tuba, Fabian Hevia - cajon, percussion, Chuck Morgan - ukulele, Jon Pease - guitar, Ron Reeves - kendang, percussion, Michel Rose - pedal steel guitar, Alex Silver - trombone, Hamish Stuart - drums
AmorosoGrey Wing Trio. Luke Sweeting on piano, Ken Allars on trumpet, and Finn Ryan on drums
And the Band Played On: Music from the First World WarVarious artists
Antarctica. New music for toy piano and/or pianoAntonietta Loffredo, piano
Antonín Dvořák Violin Concerto and LegendsRichard Tognetti, Nordic Chamber Orchestra, Christian Lindberg conductor
Arnold Schoenberg. Complete Works for Solo PianoDanaë Killian, piano
ArtefactJeremy Sawkins Organ Quartet. Jeremy Sawkins, guitars; Darren Heinrich, organ; Spike Mason, saxophones; Toby Hall, drums
Astra 60. Piano works by Keith Humble, Helen Gifford, Margaret Boland, Tom Henry, Mark Pollard, Warren Burt and Lawrence WhiffinMichael Kieran Harvey piano
Aubade & Nocturne: Music of Sally GreenawaySally Greenaway; Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra; Luminescence Chamber Choir; Trichotomy; others
Australian Portrait. Music by Hindson, Batterham, Broadstock, Boyd, Smetanin, ZadroHD Duo. Michael Duke, saxophones; David Howie, piano
Babe: orchestral soundtrack. Composed by Nigel WestlakeMelbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nigel Westlake
Bach, Brandenburg ConcertosOrchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, conductor
Bach. Piano transcriptions by Reger, Vaughan Williams, Busoni, Goossens, Grainger, Saint-Saëns, Martucci and others.Antony Gray
Bach: The Cello SuitesMichael Goldschlager
BackblocksSam Bates, with Marc Hannaford, Philip Rex
BeginAlister Spence, Joe Williamson and Christopher Cantillo
beginning and end of knowing. Mike Nock, Laurence PikeMike Nock, piano; Laurence Pike, drums
Between the KeysEnsemble Offspring
Big SeaArrow. Paul Derricott, drums; Hugh Barrett, piano; Dale Gorfinkel, vibes; Simon Ferenci, trumpet; Mike Majkowski, bass
Bigly Yellow. 90-minute documentary filmSimon Kent, cornettist, trombonist, composer. Adrian Sherriff, keyboard/didgeridou; Peter Harper, sax; Ted Vining, drums; Roy Voodt, guitar; Stephen Magnusson, guitar. Film directed by Nigel Deans and Nubar Ghazarian
Birdsong at DuskWilliam Barton didgeridoo, with Kurilpa String Quartet, Delmae Barton vocals, John Rogers violin
Blackwattle Caprices. Music by Malats, Walton, Ross Edwards, JS Bach, Takemitsu, Tom WaitsJacob Cordover, classical guitar
Bliss. Opera with music by Brett Dean, libretto by Amanda Holden after the novel by Peter CareyPeter Coleman-Wright, Merlyn Quaife, Lorina Gore, Barry Ryan, David Corcoran, Taryn Fiebig, Kanen Breen, Shane Lowrencev, Henry Choo, Milijana Nikolic, Jane Parkin, Teresa La Rocca, Stephen Smith, Malcolm Ede, Erkki Veltheim Onstage Violinist, Opera Australia Chorus, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Elgar Howarth, conductor
Blue RagsIan Munro piano
Blue Silence: Complete Works for String Quartet by Elena Kats-CherninAcacia Quartet
Bohemian RhapsodyBenaud Trio
Brahms. Piano Concerto no. 1. Piano Concerto No. 2.Garrick Ohlsson, piano, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka conductor
Brandenburg CelebratesAustralian Brandenburg Orchestra and Choir directed by Paul Dyer. Soloists: Shaun Lee-Chen, Baroque violin; Jamie Hey, Baroque cello; Melissa Farrow, Baroque flute
BrotherhoodAbbey, Foster, Falle
Butterfly Modernism: Chamber Music by Eve DuncanSilo String Quartet, Speak Percussion, other artists
Can You See with Two Sets of Eyes?Marc Hannaford, piano, with Ellery Eskelin,Tom Rainey, Scott Tinkler
Carl Vine String QuartetsGoldner String Quartet
Catch Me If You Can. Music for saxophone and orchestraAmy Dickson alto saxophone, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey conductor
Cat’s SquirrelMerzbow and Oren Ambarchi
Chiaroscuro. Modern works for soprano and pianoJane Sheldon, soprano; Zubin Kanga, piano
Children’s SongsComposed and performed by Mark Isaacs, piano
China Wind: Robert Schubert plays the clarinet music of Julian YuRobert Schubert, clarinet, with various artists
Chopin Sonatas: Duo and SoloDaniel Herscovitch, piano, Elizabeth Neville cello
City SpeaksCallum g’Froerer and quintet
Clare Maclean: OsannaSydney Chamber Choir, Paul Stanhope conductor
Cloak of AshHope Drone
Close Your Eyes and I’ll Close MineAnna McMichael, violin, Tamar-Anna Cislowska, piano
ColophonyJon Rose, Meinrad Kneer, Richard Barrett
CompassionLior, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Nigel Westlake composer and conductor
Composed Noise: New Works for Improvising String Quartet (2 discs)The Noise String Quartet (Veronique Serret, Mirabai Peart, James Eccles, Oliver Miller)
Concerto of the Greater SeaJoseph Tawadros, oud, Australian Chamber Orchestra
Connect FourDuets: Paul Williamson, trumpet with each of', Paul Grabowsky, Tony Gould, Andrea Keller, Marc Hannaford, pianists
Copland: Appalachian Spring, Eight Poems of Emily DickinsonMelbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey, conductor, Emma Matthews, soprano
Dakshin Khun (Southern Man)Equus
David Ades: A Life in a DayDavid Ades, alto saxophone; Tony Malaby, tenor and soprano saxophones; Mark Helias, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums
DaydreamerDarren Harts (Harts), composer, performer
Deep blue and dirty. Works by Andrew SchultzSouthern Cross Soloists
Deep Blue and Dirty. Works by Andrew SchultzSouthern Cross Soloists
Destination People StreetMoth People
DirtsongThe Black Arm Band Company
DissonantsHands like Houses. Matty P Cooper, lead guitar; Joel Tyrrell, bass; Trenton Todd Woodley, lead vocals, keyboard, programming; Alex Pearson, rhythm guitar and backing vocals; Matt Parkitney, drums
Don Kay: Bird ChantsVanessa Sharman piano
Dream Your Life AwayVance Joy
d’aujourd’huiZoë Black violin, Daniel McKay guitar
Edward Elgar. The Dream of Gerontius. Cello ConcertoVladimir Ashkenazy conducts Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Choir; Jian Wang cello, voice soloists Mark Tucker, Lilli Paasikivi, David Wilson-Johnson
Elgar, Britten, WaltonLi-Wei Qin, cello, London Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Zhang Yi
Emerald Leopard. Works by Brooke Green, Kats-Chernin, Andrea Pandolfo, Ross Edwards, and Gibbons, Morley, DowlandJosie and the Emeralds. Josie Ryan (soprano), Brooke Green, Laura Moore, Catherine Upex, Fiona Ziegler (viols).Guest artists: Belinda Montgomery (soprano), Margo Adelson, Anthea Cottee, Elizabeth Rumsey, Laura Vaughan (viols), Jacques Emery (double bass and percussion)
Emma Matthews. Mozart AriasEmma Matthews. Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Letonja
EmpiresLatitude 37. Julia Fredersdorff violin, Laura Vaughan viol and lirone, Donald Nicolson harpsichord and organ
Erub Era Kodo Mer. Traditional and Contemporary Music and Dance from Erub (Darnley Island), Torres Strait. (CD/DVD)People of Erub, Torres Strait Islands, Australia
Every Eight SecondsMatthew Sheens, piano, with octet
Everything Here Is PossibleAlister Spence and Myra Melford, pianos
F. Joseph Haydn: L’Anima del Filosofo: Orpheus + EurydiceElena Xanthoudakis, Andrew Goodwin, Derek Welton, Craig Everingham, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor
Family PortraitsAndrea Keller
Fantasie AustralisPeter Sheridan and The Monash University Flute Ensemble
Far FlungAlister Spence Trio
Fiddes vs TinklerJazzgroove Mothership Orchestra. Andy Fiddes – composer and conductor; Scott Tinkler – trumpet soloist; David Theak – soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet; Aaron Michael – alto saxophone, flute; Evan Harris – tenor saxophone, flute; Matt Keegan – tenor saxophone, alto clarinet; Nick Bowd – baritone saxophone, bass clarinet; Darryl Carthew – trumpet, flugelhorn; Dane Laboyrie – trumpet, flugelhorn; Ray Cassar – trumpet, flugelhorn; Simon Ferenci – trumpet, flugelhorn; Dave Panichi – trombone; Eleanor Shearer – trombone; Ben Gurton – trombone; Justin Kearin – Bass trombone; Carl Morgan – guitar; Hugh Barrett – piano; Tom Botting – contrabass; Jamie Cameron – drums and cymbals
First IntersectionDaryl Pratt Band. Daryl Pratt (vibraphone), Matt McMahon (piano & Fender Rhodes), Richard Maegraith (alto & tenor saxophone), Philip South (acoustic/electric percussion, marimba, sound design & malletKat), Emile Nelson (4 & 5-string electric basses), Jared Underwood (drums)
Fluid to the InfluenceChris Abrahams, piano, organ, synthesizers
Flute Vox. Works by Takemitsu, Yu, Varèse, Smetanin, Tiutiunnik, Zadro, Vali, B. Dean, Cowie, Page, Kats-Chernin and GlynnLaura Chislett, Flute; Stephanie McCallum, piano; Thomas Jones, violin
For Emperor and Pope. Music for a Renaissance CourtThe Song Company plus Tommie Andersson, lute
Foundations. Modern Works in the Classical Tradition. Includes Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis by Australian composer Andrew Schultz, others by Sergio Cervetti, David Nisbet Stewart, Joanne D Carey, Daniel Perttu and Jonathan SacksKühn Mixed Choir of Prague, conducted by Marek Vorlicek; Libor Dudas, organ; Thomas Pinch, organist, with Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Peter Vronsky
Francis Poulenc: Complete Music for Solo PianoAntony Gray, piano
Gabriel’s Message (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. V)The Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
George Garzone, The Monash SessionsGarzone, sax, with a number of student and faculty ensembles. Monash University Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Giraffe SolosJohn Encarnacao
Gluck: Iphigénie en TauridePinchgut Opera. Caitlin Hulcup, Grant Doyle, Christopher Saunders, Christopher Richardson, Margaret Plummer, Nicholas Dinopoulos, Cantillation choir, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker, Erin Helyard
Guess I’ll Hang My Tears OutKristin Berardi, vocals, James Sherlock, guitar
Gustav Mahler — Symphony no. 9Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Handel. Rodelinda: Selected AriasSydney Lyric Orchestra, cond. Richard Bonynge. Rodelinda - Valda Wilson (soprano), Bertarido - Fiona Janes (mezzo soprano), Grimoaldo - John Longmuir (tenor), Eduige - Liane Keegan (mezzo soprano), Unulfo- Lorina Gore (soprano), Garibaldo - Michael Lewis (baritone)
HaveliThe Three Seas
Haydn, String Quartets Op. 20 Nos 1, 3, 4Tinalley String Quartet
Hear and KnowMike Nock Trio Plus
Heard This and Thought of You. Music by Ortiz, Banister, Keller, Locke, Barbeler, Bach, Beamish, Palestrina, SeattleJames Crabb, classical accordion; Genevieve Lacey, recorders
Hermeto Pascoal. The Monash Sessions.Hermeto Pascoal, Doug de Vries, James Macauley, Julien Wilson, Jordan Murray and musicians from the Monash University jazz program
Hetty Kate: Dim All the Lights. Vintage Love Songs of Peggy Lee, June Christy and Julie LondonHettie Kate, voice, with Sam Keevers, piano; Ben Robertson, bass; James Sherlock, guitar; Danny Farrugia, drums.
History Goes EverywhereThe Australysis Electroband. Roger Dean, leader, piano, computer; Sandy Evans, saxophones; Greg White, computer; with Hazel Smith, text, performer, the Blue Bus
Hope in My PocketBerardi, Foran, Karlen (Kristin Berardi, voice, Sean Foran piano, Rafael Karlen, tenor sax)
Hymn to St Cecilia: A Celebration of Benjamin BrittenHymn to St Cecilia: A Celebration of Benjamin BrittenVarious Artists
Hymne à l’amourSiobhan Stagg, soprano; Amir Farid, piano
H[igh] CuriousEugene Ball 4tet. Eugene Ball, trumpet; James Macaulay, trombone; James McLean, drums; Mick Meagher, electric bass
I See SeaweedThe Drones
I Was Flying. Music by Sally WhitwellSally Whitwell, Alexandra Oomens, VOX, Acacia Quartet, Sally Walker, Kirsten Williams
Improvisations and ComprovisationsImprovisations and ComprovisationsScott Tinkler, Michael Hannan and Mic Deacon
In Black and WhiteIn black and whiteTango Saloon (featuring Elana Stone)
Inferno: The piano music of Elliot GygerMichael Kieran Harvey
Intimate Voices: Sibelius String QuartetsFlinders Quartet
Island Songs. Works by Peter Scuthorpe, Brett Dean and Ross EdwardsAmy Dickson, soprano and alto saxophones, Sydney Symphony cond. Ben Northey and Miguel Harth Bedoya
Jamie Oehlers. The Burden Of MemoryJamie Oehlers, tenor saxophone; Paul Grabowsky, piano; Reuben Rogers, bass; Eric Harland, drums
John Dowland — Sorrow stayRosemary Hodgson lute, Justin Burwood, tenor
Josh Kyle. Possibilities, and Songs of Friends – two discsPossibilities: Josh Kyle, vocals, with English band. Songs of Friends: Kyle, vocals, with Sam Keevers, piano
Josh Kyle. Songs of FriendsJosh Kyle, vocals, with Sam Keevers, piano
Just EnoughTom Vincent Morphic Resonance Project
KaptureSandy Evans, Bobby Singh, Brett Hurst, Toby Hall, Sarangan Sriranganathan
Karaoke. The Usefulness of ArtOrigami
Kinetic ConversationsKeith Humble (piano, electronic instruments), Bert Turetsky (contrabass)
King Of The Air. The Charles Kingsford Smith MusicalMusic and lyrics by Gavin Lockley, book and lyrics by Ann Blainey. Cast principals, Daniel Belle, Renae Martin, David Hooley, Meredith O’Reilly, Philip Dodd, Yvonne Kenny AM, Simon Tedeschi, piano. The Metropolitan Orchestra, Sarah-Grace Williams conductor
KopfüberwelleChris Abrahams, organ, Sabine Vogel, flute
Kristin Berardi: Where or WhenKristin Berardi, vocals, with Steve Newcomb piano, James Sherlock guitar, Julien Wilson tenor saxophone, Sam Anning bass.
Lady Sings the Viol: 700 Years of Songs for Voice & ViolsThe Marais Project, Jennifer Eriksson director
Learning to Howl. Music by Andrew FordJane Sheldon soprano, various artists
Like a Maelstrom: the music of Brendan ColbertArcko Symphonic Ensemble, Silo String Quartet, Phoebe Green (viola), Peter Dumsday (piano), Bruno Siketa (trumpet), Timothy Phillips (conductor)
Lina Andonovska: Flute. Music by Bach, Martinu, & VineLina Andonovska, flute; Rachael Tobin, cello; Ying Ho, piano; Kimberley Steele, piano
Live at Bennett’s LaneCasey Golden Trio
Live at PBSFM 1981Ted Vining Trio
Liza Lim: Orchestral WorksThe Compass (2006): Christoph Poppen, conductor, Carin Levine, flutes, William Barton, didgeridoo, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Pearl, Ochre, Hair String (2009–10): Lothar Zagrosek, conductor, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. The Guest (2010); Rupert Huber, conductor, Jeremias Schwarzer, recorders, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden.
Lost in the StarsAllan Browne Trio, with Marc Hannaford, Sam Pankhurst
Lounge Suite TangoThe Umbrellas. Peter Dasent, piano, organ and accordion; James Greening, trombone, pocket trumpet and sousaphone; Andrew Robson, alto and baritone saxophones; Andrew Wilkie, vibraphone and marimba; Zoe Hauptmann, double bass; Toby Hall, drums
Lyle Chan String Quartet. An AIDS Activist’s Memoir in MusicAcacia Quartet
Mad Rush. Piano works by Philip GlassLisa Moore, piano
Mahler, Symphony No 2 in C minor ‘Resurrection’ – performances by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney SymphonyMelbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz conductor; Sydney Symphony, Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Mahler. Teddy Tahu Rhodes. Lieder – Five Rückert Lieder, Kindertotenlieder and four Lieder from Lieder und Gesänge aus der JugendzeitTeddy Tahu Rhodes (bass-baritone), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja (conductor), Sharolyn Kimmorley (piano)
Making SignsSyzygy. Laila Engle, flutes; Blair Harris, cello; Leigh Harrold, piano; Robin Henry, clarinets; Jenny Khafagi, violin; Guest: Daniel Richardson, percussion
Malcolm Williamson. The Complete Piano ConcertosPiers Lane piano, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Howard Shelley conductor
MalignForenzics. Matthew Syres (guitar and effects), Joe Cummins (trumpet and electronics), Dirk Kruithof (guitar and fretless bass), John Wilton (drums)
Mantras and Night Flowers. Piano music of Ross Edwards and Carl VineBernadette Harvey, piano
Matthew Sheens. UntranslatableMatthew Sheens, piano, with Sara Serpa, vocals, Michael Mayo, vocals, Mike Moreno, guitar, Linda Oh, bass, Kenneth Salters, drums, Rodregio Boccato, percussion, Stefani Collins, violin 1, Francesca Dardani, violin 2, Yumi Oshima, viola, Hiro Matsuo, cello, Yanni Burton, double bass
Melodious ThunkAbbreviations Orchestra. Andrew Garton, alto saxophone; Dan Quigley, trumpet; Joe Roberts, tenor saxophone; John Carpenter, trombone; Bruce Woodard, guitar; Phil Jack, bass; Nathan Goldman, drums; guest: Zac Hurren, tenor saxophone
Memory NightChris Abrahams, piano
Missa Solis: Requiem for Eli. Music by Nigel WestlakeLiam Crisanti treble soloist, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Nigel Westlake conductor
Monash Art EnsembleMonash Art Ensemble and the Australian Art Orchestra
MooroolbarkBarney McAll, with Julien Wilson, Stephen Magnusson, Jonathan Zwartz, Simon Barker, Mino Cinelu, and Shannon Barnett
Mosaic: Australian Guitar Concertos. Works by Richard Charlton, Ross Edwards, Philip Bracanin, Peter SculthorpeKarin Schaupp (guitar), Benjamin Northey, Richard Mills, Ronald Spigelman (conductors), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Mozart. Piano Concertos No 25 (in C major No 25 KV 503), No 18 (in B flat major No 18 KV 456), No 23 (in A major No 23 KV 488), No 27 (in B flat major No 27 KV 595) .Nos. 25 and 18: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Howard Shelley soloist and conductor; no. 23: Simon Tedeschi piano, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Briger conductor; no27: Imogen Cooper piano, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti leader
Mozart: Arias and Orchestral MusicTeddy Tahu Rhodes; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Ola Rudner conductor
Mozart: Stolen Beauties. Chamber music by Mozart, Punto and Michael HaydnIronwood with Anneke Scott, natural and piston horns
Mozart: Violin Concertos 3 & 5, Sinfonia ConcertanteRichard Tognetti, violin, Christopher Moore, viola, Australian Chamber Orchestra
Multi-Piano 1978-2012Roger Dean
Music for Airport Furniture, by Stephen WhittingtonZephyr Quartet
Mutiny MusicBaecastuff
My HeroGreta Bradman, soprano, with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard Boynnge
Mysteries of Gregorian ChantSingers of St Laurence, conducted by Neil McEwen
Narratives and Detours: music by Australian composersJeanell Carrigan, piano
NavigatorArrow. Paul Derricott, drums and compositions; Eamon Dilworth, trumpet and compositions; Thomas Botting, double bass; Ben Hauptman, guitar
Ndakondwa (I’m Happy)Larry Maluma
Neighbouring ObjectsMike Majkowski, bass
Network of LinesTilman Robinson
Ngambala Wiji Li-Wunungu (Together We Are Strong). The Song Peoples SessionsShellie Morris and the Borroloola Songwomen
Nick Parnell. Vibes VirtuosoNick Parnell, marimba; Amir Farid, piano
Nicole Car: The KissNicole Car (soprano) with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra conducted by Andrea Molino
Not Music Yet by David YoungZubin Kanga, piano
Observations EPVirtual Proximity
On Love and Science. CD and illustrated hardback bookZulya and the Children of the Underground. Musicians: Zulya Kamalova, vocals, writer, composer, leader; Lucas Michailidis, guitars; Aviva Endean, clarinets, tenor sax; Anthony Schulz, piano accordion, piano; Justin Marshall, drums, percussion; Andrew Tanner, double bass, jew’s harp. Accompanies illustrated book, hard back by Zulya Kamalova, illustrations by Dilka Bear
OneClaire Edwardes, solo percussion
One, Two, Three. Works by Johnson, Kirsten, Dean, Rigler, Fonville and CageTim Munro, voice and flute
Opal DreamHowie Smith and Mike Nock
Open by The NecksOpenThe Necks
Open Polar Sea. Works by Col Fuhler, Salvatore Sciarrino, Morton Feldman, Damien Barbeler, Daniel Blinkhorn and Anna McMichaelAnna McMichael, solo violin, with Col Fuhler on one track
Oranges and Sunshine. Elly HoytElly Hoyt, vocals; Scott Griffiths, piano; Darryn Farrugia, drums; Jonathan Zion, bass; William Barton, didgeridoo; Sarah Curro, violin; Anita Quayle, cello
OutliersCasey Golden Trio
Paper Planes. Film score by Nigel WestlakeMelbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Westlake. Performers include Michael Keiran Harvey, Riley Lee, Hannah Coleman, Cold Chisel, Lior. Film directed by Robert Connolly, starring Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington.
Paper TigerStephen Magnusson, Jamie Oehlers and Ben Vanderwal
Peggy Glanville-Hicks: Sappho – Opera in Three Acts, libretto from the play by Lawrence DurrellDeborah Polaski, Martin Homrich, Scott MacAllister, Roman Trekel, Wolfgang Koch, John Tomlinson, Coro Gulbenkian, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Jennifer Condon conductor
Percy Grainger – Piano WorksLeslie Howard, with David Stanhope and Geoffrey Parsons
PermanenceStorm the Sky. Daniel Breen, vocals; Will Jarratt, clean vocals; Andy Szetho, guitar; Lachlan Avis, guitar; Benny Craib, bass; Alex Trail, drums
Permission to EvaporateJoseph Tawadros, with Christian McBride, James Tawadros, Matt McMahon, Mike Stern
Peter Sculthorpe – A Retrospective Collection of Some Favourite Sculthorpe WorksVarious artists
Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014 The ABC Recordings. PART 1Various Australian orchestras and soloists
Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014 The ABC Recordings. PART 2Various Australian orchestras and soloists
Peter Sculthorpe: Complete works for solo piano (2 CDs)Tamara-Anna Cislowska, piano
Piano Inside Out. Works by Gyger, Vines, Rojas, Young, Whale, Page and MolesZubin Kanga, piano
Pilgrimage to MontserratThe Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
Pillar of Wisdom (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. IV). Gabriel’s Message (Cantigas de Santa Maria, Vol. V). (Two discs)The Renaissance Players, directed by Winsome Evans
Place to BeAlex Stuart - guitar, composition; Irving Acao - tenor saxophone & Fender Rhodes; Stephane Guillaume - tenor & soprano saxophone; Antoine Banville - drums & gong; Christophe Wallemme - double & electric bass
Prayer for Peace: Sacred Choral Music in the Modern AgeCantillation, Anthony Walker conductor
Prima Luce. A Collection of Christmas Hymns and ChantsPrima Luce. Lily Kelly, Rioghnach McCaughan (sopranos), Genevieve McCaughan, Xavier Piat (altos), John Brazier, James Doig (tenors), Ronan Reilly, Cormac McCaughan (basses)
ProvenanceVince Jones and Paul Grabowsky
Psychosonata: original works by Michael Kieran HarveyMichael Kieran Harvey, various artists
Purcell, HandelMiriam Allan, soprano, with Ironwood
Rasa Duende. ImprovisationsRasa Duende: Bobby Singh, Adrian McNeil, Damian Wright
Real FeelThe Holidays
ReinventionsGenevieve Lacey and Flinders Quartet
Resonances: Music for Harp: The Marshall McGuire CollectionMarshall McGuire, harp
Richard Strauss. Don Juan, Four last Songs, Also sprach ZarathustraMelbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor), Erin Wall (soprano)
Roger Woodward: A Concerto CollectionRoger Woodward, piano
Rosin: 60th Anniversary CollectionJon Rose
Sanctuary. A meditation on memory, identity, family and the power of regeneration.Gary Daley
Sand LinesJeremy Rose Quartet. Rose, alto and soprano saxophones; Jackson Harrison, piano; Alex Boneham, double bass; James Waples, drums; Carl Morgan, guest guitar.
Sarah Blasko. I AwakeSarah Blasko, with orchestra
Scattered ReflectionsLior
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 ‘Unfinished’ and Incidental Music to Rosamunde — SelectionsTasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sebastian Lang-Lessing conductor
Schumann Piano TriosSusan Collins, violin; Sue Ellen Paulsen, cello; Duncan Gifford, piano
Seasons of LoveGian Slater, Eddie Perfect, Tony Gould and Graeme Lyall
Semblances: Thomas Reiner Chamber WorksJessica Aszodi, Kim Tan, Peter Dumsday, Tristram Williams, Silvia Tocchini, Luciano Tristaino, Francesco Gesualdi, Luigi Attademo, Gisbert Watty, Kenji Fujimura, Adrian Tosello, Luciano Tristaino, Gisbert Watty, Alessandra Gentile, Thomas Meyer, Teemu Myöhänen, Dorothea Eppendorf, Peter Sheridan, Kevin Schempf, CrossSound Sinfonietta, Stewart Emerson.
SeraphimSara Macliver, soprano. Orchestra of the Antipodes, Brett Weymark conductor. West Australian Symphony Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Northey; other artists
Sergei Prokofiev. Romeo and JulietSydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy
Seven Stations. Love poems for SydneyAlison Morgan and Anna Fraser, sopranos; Josh Hill, percussion; Joe Manton, bass; Stefan Duwe, viola; Ezmi Pepper, cello
SevereMy Disco. Liam Andrews, bass and vocals; Benjamin Andrews, guitar; Rohan Rebeiro, drums
Shadows and Silhouettes: new piano compositions celebrating a Chinese-Western confluenceAntonietta Loffredo, piano
Sheltering SkyDrowning Horse. Kim McConchie on vocals and noise, James Wills on drums, Brendan McGrath and Michael Larkins on guitars and Robin Mander on bass
Sideband. Music by Coelho, Gill, Kos, McNamara and WilliamsAnthony Clarke, Alicia Crossley, Mark Donnelly, Jane Duncan, Claire Edwardes, Charlotte Fetherston, Anna Fraser, Brad Gill, Lanneke Jones, Susannah Lawergren, Jihyeon Lim, Winnie Lin, Roland Peelman, Julia Ryder, Nicole Thomson, Kerry Yong.
Sign of LifeStrange Days on Earth
Smile by The Idea of NorthSmileThe Idea of North
Smörgåsbord – The Marais ProjectThe Marais Project directed by Jenny Eriksson and Tommie Andersson
Songs from the Paddock to the Trenches. Music by Martin Wesley-Smith, lyrics by Peter Wesley-SmithThe Song Company directed by Roland Peelman
Sonorous Sonatas. Fantasie AustralisPeter Sheridan and the Monash University Flute Ensemble
Sons Of No Guns For We Are AnomalousSong Fwaa
Spring Sea Music of Dreams – Music for Shakuhachi and HarpRiley Lee, shakuhachi, Marshall McGuire, harp
Springs, for all the WintersNat Bartsch Trio
Starship Z KosmostanZulya Kamalova
Stasis EcstaticDecibel. Cat Hope, Lindsay Vickery, Stuart James, Malcolm Riddoch, Tristan Parr, Aaron Wyatt
Still Still. Gian SlaterGian Slater Trio. Gian Slater, voice and compositions, Nathan Slater, guitar, Chris Hale, bass guitar
Stories of GhostsDeborah Conway and Willy Zygier
Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring; Mahler, Symphony No 1Australian World Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conductor
Such a SkyImogen Manins (cello), Tony Gould (piano), with Slava Grigoryan, David Jones, Riley Lee, Gian Slater, Eugene Ughetti
Suite SIMAMike Nock Octet
Sun, Cloud by Luke HowardSun, CloudLuke Howard
SuspicionThe Tango Saloon
SwailingJulien Wilson Trio
Sweethearts by Sam Anning, Julien Wilson, Allan Browne TrioSweetheartsSam Anning, Julien Wilson, Allan Browne Trio
Switches & HoseDale Gorfinkel
Sylvan CodaChris Hale
Taking PicturesJo Lawry, singer/songwriter, vocals, guitar. One track a duet with Sting
Ten. Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10. Godowsky: Studies on Chopin’s Etudes, Op. 10David Stanhope, piano
Tender EarthSimon Tedeschi, piano. Works by Kevin Hunt, Mark Isaacs, Evan Lohning, Mike Nock, Bill Risby
The Art Of The DidgeridooWilliam Barton, Matthew Doyle, various ensembles
The Beethoven-Willems Collection. 36 piano sonatas, 5 piano concertos, Diabelli Variations, presented in chronological order. Stuart and Sons pianoGerard Willems, piano, Sinfonia Australis cond. Antony Walker
The Bitter SuitePaul Grabowsky composer, performed by Paul Grabowsky Sextet
The Celtic SongbookA compilation of melodies from Ireland, Scotland and Wales featuring singers David Hobson, Nollaig Casey, Paul McMahon, Annalisa Kerrigan, Sarah Calderwood and Teddy Tahu Rhodes, with various ensembles
The Classic 100: Baroque and BeforeMany Australian and international soloists, ensembles and orchestras
The Cool School of the 1950s. The beginning of modern jazz in AustraliaAustralian Jazz Quintet, and bands led by Michael Walker, Bruce Clarke, Jack Brokensha, Lindsay Copeland, Clare Bail, Eddie Oxley, Brian Brown, Mike Nock
The DenominatorsThe Denominators. Paul Derricott, drums; Brendan Clarke, bass; Hugh Barrett, rhodes; Dave Jackson, saxophone. Guest: James Muller, guitar
The Fairy Queen, by Henry PurcellPinchgut Opera conducted by Antony Walker. Principal soloists: Sara Macliver (soprano), Sally-Anne Russell (mezzo- soprano), Jamie Allen, Paul McMahon (tenors), and Stephen Bennett (bass). Supporting soloists: Miriam Allan, Belinda Montgomery, Alison Morgan (sopranos), Jenny Duck-Chong (mezzo-soprano), Brett Weymark (tenor), Corin Bone, Simon Lobelson (baritones). Cantillation (chamber choir) and the Orchestra of the Antipodes led by Anna McDonald
The Flood. Music by Michael Hannan, lyrics by Janis BalodisIsabella A Cappella, The Flood Band
The Gershwin CollectionSimon Tedeschi, with James Morrison, Sarah McKenzie, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey
The Good, the Bad and the AwkwardSally Whitwell, piano, toy piano, recorder, melodica, harpsichord
The HealerAnton Delecca Quartet
The Mango Balloon, Volume 3Julian Curwin, The Mango Balloon
The Messiaen NexusElisabeth Sellars, violin, Kenji Fujimura, piano.
The MigrationStu Hunter (piano) with Cameron Undy (acoustic and electric bass), Simon Barker (drums and percussion), Carl Dewhurst (guitars), Matt Keegan (tenor and baritone sax, alto clarinet), Julien Wilson (tenor sax, bass clarinet, clarinet), James Greening (trombone, pocket trumpet, tuba), Phil Slater (trumpet) and vocalists Katie Noonan (on Twelve Stages of Freedom) and Tina Harrod
The Opening StatementDivergence Jazz Orchestra
The Quartets: Peter Sculthorpe with the Goldner QuartetPeter Sculthorpe, Goldner String Quartet
The Reef (DVD)Australian Chamber Orchestra. Richard Tognetti, Jon Frank, Mick Sowry, Iain Grandage
The Remembering and Forgetting of the AirJonathan Zwartz
The Seasons (Tchaikowsky)Grigoryan Brothers
The Secret River. Film music by Burkhard DallwitzErkki Veltheim, Ceridwen Welsh, Charlotte Jacke, Jon Heilbron, Yinuo Mu, John Barrett, Rebecca Simpson, David Herzog, Burkhard Dallwitz, The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jan Chalupecky. TV miniseries of the novel by Kate Grenville
The Shepherd and the Mermaid. German Romantic Rarities for piano, voice and clarinetTrio Kroma: Elena Xanthoudakis soprano, Jason Xanthoudakis clarinet, Clemens Leske piano
The Stone People. Solo piano works by John Luther Adams, Martin Bresnick, Julia Wolfe, Missy Mazzoli, Kate MooreLisa Moore, piano and voice
The Sweetness of Things Half-RememberedRafael Karlen, tenor saxophone; Steve Newcomb, piano; Rebecca Karlen, violin; Eugenie Costello-Shaw, violin; Alice Buckingham, viola; Danielle Bentley, cello
The Sword and the BrushRed Fish Blue
The WorrySeekae
There Was a Man Lived in the Moon. Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Songs. Traditional tunes arranged by Andrew Ford.Jane Sheldon, soprano; Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bass-baritone; various instrumental ensembles
This MachineFourPlay String Quartet. Lara Goodridge - violin and vocals, Shenzo Gregorio – viola, Peter Hollo - cello and vocals, and Tim Hollo – viola and vocals
This Narrow IsthmusJulien Wilson Quartet. With Wilson, tenor sax and clarinet; Barney McAll, piano; Allan Browne, drums; Jonathan Zwartz, double bass
This TimeGrigoryan Brothers
TimelineCraig Scott Quintet
Tinkly TinklyJess Green’s Bright Sparks
To Sail, To SingNat Bartsch Trio
to your poverty quietly goUmlaut
Tokyo 1972Teletopa
TruancyJim Denley and Cor Fuhler
Truth Seekers, Lovers and WarriorsJoseph Tawadros, oud. With James Tawadros, req, bendir; Matt McMahon, piano; James Greening, trombone; James Crabb, accordion
Tuned Darker. Works by Cat Hope, Stuart James and Lindsay VickeryDecibel. Cat Hope, Lindsay Vickery, Stuart James, Tristan Parr, Aaron Wyatt, Louise Devenish, Caitlin Cassidy
Two-OutMike Nock, piano; Roger Manins, tenor saxophone
Unfold. Works by Banks, Butterley, Meale, WerderKreutzer Quartet
Unseen ScenesBungalow. Mike Rivett’s Japanese band. Rivett, tenor sax, electronics; Kichi Sata, piano; Hiroshi Ikejiri, bass; Ko Omura, drums, tabla.
Verklärung: ecstatic exercises for celloAnna Martin-Scrase, cello. Composition by Moya Henderson.
VesselThe Kite String Tangle
Virtual ProximityJames Annesley / Virtual Proximity
Visible Six and The Best of VisibleVarious artists, mostly from Africa resident in Melbourne
Volume TwoThe Cope Street Parade. Justin Fermino, tenor saxophone and vocals; Ben Panucci, guitar and vocals; Aaron Flower, guitar; Sam Dobson, double bass; Grant Arthur, sousaphone, trombone and backing vocals
Wave RiderAndrea Keller Quartet with Strings
Waves I. Music by Elliott Gyger and Andrew FordHalcyon: Alison Morgan and Jenny Duck-Chong
Waves II. Music by Ross Edwards and Dan WalkerHalcyon: Jenny Duck-Chong and Alison Morgan
Wear More HeadbandsThe Grid
Weaver of DreamsThe Andrew Dickeson Quintet
Why Is There Something Instead of NothingMike Majkowski
Wilderness of MirrorsLawrence English
William Barton. Kalkadungu – Music for Didjeridu and OrchestraSydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Richard Gill; Adelaide Symphony Orchestra cond. Arvo Volmer; Queensland Symphony Orchestra cond. Michael Christie. William Barton, didjeridu; Delmae Barton, voice.
Winanjjara – The Song Peoples’ SessionsWarren H Williams and the Warumungu Songmen. Sung in Aboriginal languages
Wings of a Dove. Music of serenity and peace.Various artists
X-ray Baby. Works by Hsieh, Martin, Pinto d’Aguiar, NealArcko Symphonic Ensemble, directed by Timothy Phillips
Yellow Sticker by Tal CohenYellow StickerTal Cohen
Yonder by The catholicsYonderThe catholics

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